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Five quick tips for fair and flawless inner thighs

Avoid excessive exposure to sun, wear loose clothes and follow a healthy lifestyle to do away with dark inner thighs.

fashion and trends Updated: Sep 12, 2016 16:03 IST
Sun bathing and over exposure to harmful sun rays leads to dark inner thighs
Sun bathing and over exposure to harmful sun rays leads to dark inner thighs(Shutterstock)

Avoid excessive exposure to sun, wear loose clothes and follow a healthy lifestyle to do away with dark inner thighs.

Lata Sharma, dermatologist from Venus Clinic, suggests how:

Wear loose clothes: Obese people tend to struggle with the problem of friction, sweating and swelling between their thighs, especially during a walk or exercise. By wearing loose and breathable clothes, you can combat this problem. Ignore fabrics like nylon, and inculcate a balanced diet and regular exercise in your routine to lose weight.

Consult a gynaecologist: Some women have dark inner thighs only during monthly periods and at the time of pregnancy and lactation or in case of Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Consult a gynaecologist or a skin specialist to control these hormone imbalances.

Avoid excessive exposure to sun: Sun bathing and over exposure to harmful sun rays leads to dark inner thighs.

Apply a mixture of lemon juice, honey on the affected area regularly. (Shutterstock)

Avoid THESE medicines: Certain medicines including oral contraceptives can cause dark inner thighs. Consult a physician as soon as you notice dark patches on your skin to control the issue in the initial stages.

Follow a healthy lifestyle: A balanced diet and rigorous exercise will control problems like Acanthosis Nigricans. It is a medical condition that leads to discolouration, hyperpigmentation and dark patches with a thick velvety texture on the skin usually in the body folds.

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